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the character and capability, judgment and temperament of every single one of us is revealed over time and under pressure. all of us will be revealed over time and under pressure. >> mr. trump, we don't need an apprentice in the white house. >> taking on trump. sensing he is running away with the republican nomination, the gop candidates lash out at donald trump in their second prime time debate. a killer earthquake rocked chile's capital city. at least five people are dead and a million more evacuate over fears of a tsunami. this morning, southern california and hawaii are bracing for the possibility of powerful waves crashing ashore. >> i told her it was a working
clock and she told me, "it looks like a bomb." >> and cuffed a for a clock? a texas teenager's arrest raises questions about ethnic stereotyping and touches off a storm on social media that gets the attention of the white house. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 17th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, donald trump held center stage at last night's republican presidential debate at ronald reagan presidential library. he was also the center of attention. from the onset, the gop front-runner was under attack from all sides, as the candidates sparred over personal insults and critical policy issues. craig boswell against our craig boswell begins our coverage from simi valley, california. >> reporter: for about three hours, the candidates went head-to-head on everything from policy to personality and at center stage, donald trump was the center of attention until
carly fiorina displayed her foreign policy knowledge and then landed several succinct jab on trump. the candidates with the highest poll numbers took the stage for the second second prime time republican debate. the first topic? front-runner donald trump. >> the most dangerous person in the room is a person who doesn't know what he doesn't know. >> mr. trump, we don't need an apprentice in the white house. we don't need an apprentice in the white house. we have one right now. >> for the 55-year-old construction worker out in the audience tonight who doesn't have a job and can't fund his child's education i can't tell you what, they could care less about your career. >> is visceral response to attack people on their appearance? short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness. that happened in junior high. are we not way above that? >> i never attacked him on his looks and, believe me, there is plenty of subject matter right there. >> reporter: jeb bush criticized trump's plan for immigration reform. >> are we going to take the
reagan approach, the wholesome opportuni opportunistic approach? the approach that says you come to our country legally and pursue your dreams with a vengeance and create opportunities for all of us or the donald trump approach, the approach that says everything is bad. >> reporter: retired neurosurgeon ben carson who is number two in the polls, says he can't be bout. >> i in no way to get into bed with special interest groups or lift the boots of billionaires. >> reporter: this was carly fiorina's first-time primer debate and was asked to respond to trump's response of her appearance. >> i think everybody across the country heard what mr. trump said. swroo she called on republicans to submit a budget to defund planned parenthood. >> this is about the character of our nation and if we will not stand up and force president obama to veto this bill, shame on us! >> i agree that we should defund planned parenthood. i don't think many people in america who don't think that we
should. >> absolutely! we shouldn't be sending 500 million dollars of taxpayer money to funding an ongoing criminal enterprise! >> reporter: the candidates face off again next month. toward the end of the debate, donald trump forced jeb bush to defend his brother over the iraq war, one of several terse exchanges between the two candidates who stood side-by-side all night. craig boswell, cbs news, simi valley, california. for more analysis, we are joined by brook silva braga. good morning. >> good morning. a big part of trump's early appeal with voters has been his status as a political outsider, but that also gives some other candidates an in. and in last night's debate, his experience in foreign policy and foreign affairs was repeatedly called into question. >> would you feel comfortable with donald trump's finger on the nuclear code? >> i think trump is a wonderful entertainer. he has been terrific at that business. i also think that one of the benefits of a presidential
campaign is the character and capability, judgment, and temperament of every single one of us is revealed over time and under pressure. >> this administration, with president obama and hillary clinton, has created insecurity in the likes of which we never would of imagined. is there not a place in the world where we are better off today than six and a half years ago and that requires a steadiness and requires an understanding of how the world works. that requires an understanding and appreciation of american leadership in the world. you can't just, you know, talk about this stuff and insult leaders around the world and expect a good result. you have to do this with a steady hand. >> reporter: one of the big moments of the night which you saw a moment ago was carly fiorina's response to trump's criticism of her looks. he made those comments in a "rolling stone" magazine interview and she got a large ovation for the comment, but trump did not give her the last word. here is how that went. >> i think she's got a beautiful face and i think she's a beautiful woman. >> all right.
on that note, in less than two minutes, we will take a very quick break. >> reporter: observers say trump didn't commit any major mistakes, but he was quiet for a long stretch during the middle of the debate and was often on the defensive. meanwhile, another one of the leaders, dr. ben carson got much more air time than he did in the first debate, but candidates like wisconsin governor scott walker and former arkansas governor mike huckabee had to elbow their way in for whatever time they got and, of course, we are waitin for that next debate next month. >> brooks, thank you. during the debate, trump and ben carson, a retired neurosurgeon, discussed the use of vaccines. trump says the use of vaccines has gotten out of control. >> i am totally in favor of vaccines, but i want smaller doses over a longer period of time, because you take a baby -- and i've seen it, and i've seen it, and i had my childre taken care of over a long period of time, over a two or three year
period of time. >> carson cited studies showing no link between vaccinations and autism. trump predicted lower rates of autism if smaller doses are administered. the democratic candidates were also busy last night. hillary clinton appeared on "the tonight show" where she was asked to explain the issue that defines her campaign. >> raising americans' income and getting more money into your paycheck so you can have a better chance at a better shot. >> of course, being late night, they couldn't resist a jab at donald trump. fallon donned a trump-like wig and some bronzer, conducting a spoof interview with clinton. clinton's rival, bernie sanders, spent part of the night watching the gop debate. he tweeted, have you heard anyone use the word poverty yet? 47.7 million americans living in poverty. no discussion. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more analysis on the debate, and get an insider's take from new jersey governor chris christie.
this morning, authorities in chile are assessing the damage following a major earthquake that left at least five people dead. the 8.3 magnitude quake hit last night, centered about 140 miles off the coast of northern chile. the quake caused buildings to sway in the capital santiago, but it was felt across south america. there were numerous and powerful aftershocks. the quake sent panicked citizens rushing into the streets and those living along coastal areas were told to evacuate after a tsunami warning was issued for chile's entire pacific coast. the chile quake also triggered a tsunami advisory for the california coast. the advisory affects a 300-mile stretch from orange county to st. luis obispo. this morning, we are learning more about the powerful flash floods that left at least six hikers dead in utah's zion national park. the hikers were warned by park rangers of possible flooding,
but decided to go any way. they were trapped in a popular canyon that is very narrow and several hundred feet deep. one hiker is still missing. about the same time, at least 12 people were killed when flash floods trapped them in a car and suv just south of the park on the utah/arizona border. authorities say at least three people have been killed by two large wildfires burning in northern california. two bodies were discovered southeast of sacramento. victims of the so-called butte fire, it's destroyed at least 233 homes and threatened some 6,000 other buildings. on sunday, the body of a woman killed by the valley fire burning north of napa was discovered. coming up on the "morning news," a security sex scandal. two federal air marshals are accused of filming sex with a prostitute while on duty. a texas teenager becomes a social media star after being suspended for bringing a homemade clock to school. this is the "cbs morning news."
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when you can give him so much more? riot police in hungary used batons, tear gas and water cannons against hundred dollars of migrants. they had broken through a wire razor fence on thursday and tried to surge into hungary from serbia. people were injured and others sought medical help. the prime minister of serbia condemned what he called the brutal treatment of migrants by hungary. at least two u.s. air marshals are accused of hiring wills are accused of hiring prostitutes over seas. one is expected to testify today before a government reform committee. he told the committee about the allegations last week. the air marshals also allegedly recorded a sexual encounter with a government-issued device. a texas teenager left for school on monday and by
wednesday, he had an invitation to meet some of the most influential people in the country, including the president. but what happened in between was a story of suspicion that some say is based on religious stereotyping. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: 14-year-old ahmed mohamed used pieces of scrap metal and computer parts to build a homemade clock. a teacher at a suburban dallas school thought it was something else. >> when i showed it to her, she thought it was a threat to her, so -- so it was really sad that he took the wrong impression of it. >> reporter: the teacher called the irving police and the ninth grader was questioned and cuffed. >> taken into consideration the device's suspicious appearance and the safety of the students and the staff at macarthur high school, the student was taken into custody for possession of a hoax bomb. >> reporter: a further investigation showed the device was harmless and the boy was released without charges. ahmed's father says his son was
mistreated because of his name, but he called this an opportunity for change. >> what is happening is something that is hard for everybody that has children and that is medical. >> reporter: ahmed says he may transfer to a different school and hopes to one day go to college at m.i.t. and he plans to turn his scare into a positive force. >> i will try my best, not just to help me, but to help every other kid in the world who has a problem like this. >> reporter: the incident caught of the attention of president obama who tweeted cool clock and invited ahmed to the white house. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. mohamed's story also caught the attention of facebook founders mark zuckerberg. in a post on his page, zuckerberg said -- building things should lead to applause, not arrest. he said, ahmed, if you'd ever love to come by facebook, i'd love to meet you. keep building. meanwhile, the mayor of irving,
texas, had a facebook post of her own. duyne defended the action saying i do not fault the school or the police for looking into what they saw as a potential threat. but she said that she hopes mohamed will not feel at all discouraged from pursuing his talent in electronics and engineering. straight ahead, 9/11 lies. a comedian is busted for lying about escaping from the world trade center on september 11th. in "moneywatch," bubbling up. talks of a mega beer merger. ♪ ♪ dads don't take sick days, dads take nyquil severe dave, i'm sorry to interrupt. i gotta take a sick day tomorrow. the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep with a cold, medicine.
here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," a emergency settlement with gm over a deadly defect. and brewing up a beer merger. jill wagner has more in this morning's cbs news "moneywatch." good morning, jill. >> good morning. as early as today, general motors is expected to announce an agreement with federal prosecutors over its handling of faulty ignition switches. the switches unexpectedly shut the engine and disabling power steering and air bags and power brakes. the problem was linked to over a hundred deaths. gm recalls over 2.5 million cars. the automaker acknowledged it knew about the problem for more than a decade but the cars weren't recalled until last year. gm will pay a 900 million dollar fine.
the federal reserve board two-day meeting wraps up today. the fed will announce if they have decided to raise interest rates this afternoon. the fed's benchmark rate has been near zero in 2008 when the fed cut rates in response to the financial crisis. the cut rate was designed to encourage lending. stocks on wall street closed higher an the fed began its policy meetings. the dow gained 140 points. the s&p rose 17 and nasdaq finished 18 points higher. -- 28 points higher. the world's larger brewer, anheuser-busch, the maker of budweiser, says it wants to buy the second largest brewer. sab miller. they say they face eroding market shares in the u.s. thanks to the creation of craft breweries. miller says it will review any proposal. the deal would create a company with annual sales of over $73 billion. new york cable operator cable vision is being bout ght european communications company
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. jon stewart was on capitol hill to lobby lawmakers on behalf of 9/11 first responders. the former "daily show" host was pushing for a permanent extension to the zadroga act that provides medical coverage for injuries and illnesses for more than 70,000 emergency workers from the 9/11 attack site.
>> they are being dragged down to washington, hat in hand, and asking for medicine. it's embarrassing. i'm embarrassed as an american that this has to happen. >> reporter: the james zadroga act is named for a nypd officer who died of respiratory disease. comedian steve rannazzisi is apologizing for lying about escaping the world trade center on 9/11. the comedian told elaborate stories about getting out of the south talker. he says he doesn't know why he lied. he attributed his success to deciding to move to los angeles after september 11th. rannazzisi is part of a cast of the tv show "the league" and he has a one-hour special this saturday on comedy central. president obama meets today with the three americans who stopped an attack on a train last month. the friends subdued a man with weapons on the train headed for paris. the suspect had ties to radical islam. one of the wounded heroes will
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i would just say true heart. >> secretariat. >> one nation. >> senator chris? >> as a cuban, i might go with mohiba. >> what the heck? i want my code name to be gator. >> it was a light-hearted moment at last night's republican presidential debate. the candidates were asked what they would want their secret service code name to be if they are elected president and it led to this exchange between jeb bush and donald trump. >> ever ready. it's very high energy, donald. >> trump has criticized bush for being low energy. for the record, trump says that he wants his code name to be humble.
we will have to wait to see if his performance last night gives him another boost in the polls, but donald trump does have a high profile supporter in the nfl. patriots quarterback tom brady. the super bowl mvp was asked wednesday about a trump hat he keeps in his locker. >> have you talked to him at all? do you have any advice for his big debate tonight? >> no. no. it was a nice keepsake. so it could be a nice piece of memorabilia. >> he is a guy who likes winning like you. do you think he's got what he takes? >> i hope so. that would be great. a putting green on the white house lawn, i'm sure of that. >> on twitter, trump called brady's support a great honor from a man who knows how to win. brady avoided suspension by the nfl and now so has cincinnati bengals defensive back adam "pacman" jones. in sunday's game against oakland, jones ripped off amare
cooper's helmet and he then drove the rookie's head into the helmet as referees tossed penalty flags. the league fined jones $35,000 on wednesday. jones said he did nothing wrong and plans to appeal the fine. the denver broncos meet up with the kansas city chiefs in kansas city on "thursday night football" here on cbs. kickoff at:25 here on cbs. an air canada pilot averted a landing to save a dog. a small plane made an emergency cool temperatures would have threatened thing it's life. simba's owner was grateful. >> my dog means everything. simba was pulled from the flight and placed on another plane. passengers were delayed for 75 minutes, but most said they understood. i think that dog needs an upgrade to fur class or something like that! coming up after your local
news on "cbs this morning," a preview of "thursday night football." we will hear from nfl today analyst tony gonzalez and an actor from "the big bang thorough" joins us in the studio. that is the morning news for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. captioning funded by cbs
golden gate bridge this very early morning. it is thursday, september 17, i'm michelle griego. >> 4:30, i'm frank mallicoat. happy thursday. a mini friday. we have a little traffic and weather to get you going. and lo and behold a little bit of rain yesterday, huh? >> we did. remember yesterday you were talking about fog and it wasn't there? i brought it in for you today! we're having some visibility issues right now in the santa rosa area and in the napa area due to the fog. that's primarily not concerned with the marine layer but because of the recent rain and the balmy numbers at this hour. it's 65 degrees in livermore. there's the cloud deck. there you have the temperatures. 55 in santa rosa. and later today we are talking about numbers going up and this is the beginning of a warming trend, 60s, 70s and 80s. the full forecast is coming up. >> roberta, looks like we have brief delays now at the bay bridge toll plaza. could be because of the shift change at the pay gates. just a delay in a couple of the cash l